Iowa Becomes a Battleground State

President Donald Trump has held campaign rallies in Iowa. His visits have signaled how important the state has become in the presidential race, and coincides with a host of struggles many residents are facing. In […]

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Grassley on Social Security Solvency

Q: Is there a plan in Congress to defund Social Security? A:┬áNo. Every few years, almost like clockwork, there are claims that there are serious proposals to destroy the Social Security program that so many […]


Smith Resigns as Forest City Administrator

Forest City officials received notification that City Administrator Barb Smith has resigned her post effective December 11th. The move was surprising considering the progress the city has made in revamping and drawing in business into […]